42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte, United States
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Krakow, Poland
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
8
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
10
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Charlotte, United States

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Head to Mercado San Miguel and ABC Serranofor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Sierra de Guadarrama National Park and Horse Riding Madrid. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, wander the streets of Gran Via, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and view the masterpieces at Alcion Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Charlotte, USA to Madrid is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Madrid is 6 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in May, expect Madrid to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia ©

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Boqueria and MACBA Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona. Get in touch with nature at Playa de La Barceloneta and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and view the masterpieces at Base Elements Urban Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona journey maker.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Escape the urban bustle at Colle del Gianicolo and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
day
Krakow, Poland

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 4th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Krakow travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Krakow takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, Krakow is slightly colder than Rome - with highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Do your shopping at Central Market Hall and Andrassy Avenue. House of Terror Museum and Koller Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, get a taste of the local shopping with Vaci Street, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Budapest vacation planner.

Getting from Krakow to Budapest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Krakow in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Koller Gallery ©
Koller Gallery
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
For shopping fun, head to Vienna Naschmarkt or Xocolat. Appreciate the collections at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and MuseumsQuartier Wien. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
You'll explore and learn at Jewish Museum in Prague and Gallery of Steel Figures. Shop till you drop at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Artel. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Lesser Town, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the galleries of Lobkowicz Palace, and make a trip to Staromestske namesti.

Make your Prague itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Vienna in June, you will find days in Prague are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
DOX Centre for Contemporary Art ©
DOX Centre for Contemporary Art
Jewish Museum in Prague ©
Jewish Museum in Prague
Lesser Town
Lesser Town

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Head to Viktualienmarkt and Markt am Wiener Platzfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate Alte Pinakothek and BMW Welt. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Munich Residenz, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

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Getting from Prague to Munich by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Munich, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
For shopping fun, head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery or Keramiek Atelier & Galerie Marjoke de Heer. Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

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You can fly from Munich to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Paris vacation app.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (74°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Shop till you drop at Old Spitalfields Market and London Brass-Rubbing Centre. Step out of the city life by going to Feldon Valley and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of London to go to Stourton and see Cotswolds Distillery, which is approximately 2h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our London trip itinerary site.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit cooler days in London, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cotswolds Distillery, Feldon Valley
Highlights from your plan
Feldon Valley ©
Feldon Valley
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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